National Center on Sexual Exploitation

Founded in 1962, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian non-profit and the leading national organization exposing the links between all forms of sexual exploitation such as child sexual abuse, prostitution, sex trafficking and the public health harms of pornography.

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Dignity Defense Alert: New York Mets Stand Against Exploitation

At the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, we believe in celebrating every victory for the movement. And while we aren’t celebrating a championship game, today we are highlighting the world of sports.   NCOSE praises the New York Mets and team owner Steven Cohen for the swift, decisive action following news of the baseball team’s general…

Dignity Defense Alert

Our 2020 Impact—With You On Our Side

With 2020 behind us and a new year ahead of us, we’d like to take a moment to look back at all that we accomplished last year.  At the beginning of 2020, we had a three-year plan to dismantle the sexual exploitation industry as we know it, from all angles—advocacy, legislative, and legal perspectives. Despite…

Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation

An End to the Internet Pornography Industry as We Know It

This past December, we achieved our biggest victory yet—after years of tireless advocacy from passionate defenders of dignity like you, the hardcore online pornography titan Pornhub is finally crumbling before our eyes!  Fighting against the pornography and commercial sex industries can feel like an uphill battle, a hill so steep that sometimes it seems we…


How to Protect and Empower Kids Online: An Interview with Wired Human

In a world increasingly ruled by technology and instant information, it can be tempting to move toward progress and enjoy the benefits without stopping to think how it affects one of our most vulnerable populations: children. In their new book, The Glass Between Us, authors Jason and Lisa Frost of Wired Human put children and…

Protecting Children from Online Sexual Exploitation

The First Multi-National Online Event to Address the Harms of Pornography in Africa

In November, leaders from four African nations spoke out during the first multi-national online event to address the harms of pornography in Africa. This event was facilitated by the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) Africa, and led by the speakers: Alvin Winford, African Network for the Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse (Liberia) Chinyere…

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Meet the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s Fall 2020 Interns

Internships at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation provide energetic and highly motivated individuals the opportunity to address issues of sexual abuse and exploitation while gaining new skills through hands-on opportunities that seek to prevent exploitation before it begins, and which foster a national culture that stands for freedom from sexual exploitation. Sexual Justice Advocate…

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NCOSE Director of Public Policy Testifies in Front of Bipartisan Task Force

On October 1, 2020, Dr. Eleanor Gaetan, Director of Public Policy at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), testified in front of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence. The task force, which includes Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH), Susan Davis (D-CA), Dave Joyce (R-OH), and John Katko (R-NY), was holding a virtual roundtable…

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Protest Pornhub Virtually on the International Day of Non-Violence

The global movement to shut down Pornhub is growing. In 2020 alone, we’ve seen the global #Traffickinghub campaign expand and sweep across the globe as it has amassed and united over 2 million supporters in opposition of Pornhub, one of the largest porn sites in the world, which has been caught hosting videos of sex…

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NCOSE Partners on New Hollywood Action Film that Highlights Realities of Sex Trafficking

“We believe powerful stories, well-told, enrich lives and cultures.” This is the mission statement of One Door Studios, a film production company dedicated to bringing these kinds of enriching stories to life. Here at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, we also believe in the ability for well-told stories to change culture and shine a…

“Show Dogs” Recalled – Thank You Global Road Entertainment!

The movie “Show Dogs” is a children’s movie about a detective dog who goes undercover at a dog show. Unfortunately, it also has a story line that normalizes unwanted genital touching and sends a troubling message that grooms children for sexual abuse.

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation